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EU4Digital: eSkills network workshop in Tbilisi

12 December 2019
On 17-18 December, an eSkills network workshop will take place in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi within the framework of the EU4Digital initiative. The main goal of the seminar is to enable the Eastern partner countries to exchange insights and latest developments in the field of digital skills…
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EU4Youth SKYE club volunteer recognised as ‘Volunteer of the Year’ in Armenia

12 December 2019
On 5 December, the ‘EU4Youth – SAY YES Skills for Jobs’ project supported the organisation of an annual event held in recognition of the best volunteers of the year throughout the country. There were 9 nominations, and one of the leaders of the SKYE clubs formed with the ‘Say Yes’ project, Ms. Yeva…
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EU supports criminal justice reform in Armenia

12 December 2019
On 12 December, Ekaterina Dorodnova, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the EU Delegation to Armenia delivered the opening remarks at the public discussion on the draft Criminal Code. The discussion was also attended by various stakeholders, including civil society and international organisations. Armenia…
Environnement - The European Green Deal

The European Green Deal sets out how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, boosting the economy, improving people's health and quality of life, caring for nature, and leaving no one behind

12 December 2019
The European Commission today presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition just and inclusive for all. President Ursula von der Leyen said…
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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development helps Moldova to ensure energy independency for upcoming winter

12 December 2019
On 11 December in Chisinau, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova Ion Chicu and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Matteo Patrone signed an agreement. Under the agreement, the EBRD provides financial support to…
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Eastern Partnership: Young journalists and online influencers discuss strategic communication and the role of independent media

11 December 2019
Around 200 young media professionals, online media influencers, civil society activists, and EU officials met in Helsinki, Finland, on 11-12 December for the “Stronger Together - Eastern Partnership Media Conference" organised by the Finnish Presidency, with the support of the European Commission…
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EU-backed e-procurement tool saves Republic of Moldova €25 million

10 December 2019
MTender, an electronic public procurement system supported by the EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), has helped the Republic of Moldova save €25 million since it was launched in late 2018. The savings represent the difference between the budgeted value of…
The EU stands up for human rights

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day

10 December 2019
We celebrate this year the 10th anniversary of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights and the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet these rights continue to be challenged around the world. In particular, children and youth continue to be the main victims of human…
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Prevention of child labour mainstreamed in State Employment Strategy 2019-2023 thanks to EU4Youth

09 December 2019
Provisions for the prevention of child labour have been added to Armenia’s State Employment Strategy for 2019-2023 thanks to the efforts of Save the Children Armenia and the EU4Youth programme. On 22-23 November, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and Save the Children International’s…
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Moldova: Bender Fortress and Chisinau Circus to be restored according to international standards with EU support

09 December 2019
In the framework of the EU Confidence Building Measures Programme, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme, the EU is supporting the restoration of the Bender Fortress and Chisinau Circus in the Republic of Moldova in line with international standards. “The European Union is…